Employment

Francophone Teacher Employment Listing

L’École de Denver is committed to offering an equitable French Immersion program for all students. At each level, we blend the best of the French and American educational systems, whole-child skills and knowledge, and a multicultural perspective. L’Ecole requires that teachers hired to teach in French be either native speaking and/or hold a teaching certificate from their respective Ministry of Education (i.e. the French Ministry of Education), or through the American Council of Teaching Foreign Languages. L’Ecole de Denver is currently seeking Francophone and English teachers for the following grades for the 2021-22 school year:

  • Preschool (Maternelle Petite et Moyenne Section) – 2 positions available
  • 4th and 5th Grade (CM1 et CM2) – 1 position available
  • 6th and 7th Grade (6ème et 5ème) – 1 position available
  • English teacher (native English speaker) – 1 position available
  • Math or Science specialization (Francophone or English) – 1 position available

Essential duties and responsibilities:

Supporting School Culture:

  • Create a nurturing, safe, engaging and rigorous learning environment
  • Foster trusting collaborative relationships with families
  • Understand and implement culturally responsive teaching practices
  • Establish consistent expectations and classroom routines for students
  • Demonstrate resourcefulness in solving problems, strong organizational and time management skills, and keen attention to detail

Instruction:

  • Teach content and skills in French without converting to English (Francophone teachers)
  • Establish clear learning goals and objectives related to the L’Ecole curriculum
  • Plan, prepare and present lessons, assignments, and instructional materials aligned to French National curriculum
  • Differentiate instruction to meet varying student needs
  • Observe and evaluate student’s performance and development in order to maintain complete and accurate records of student’s academic, language and social/emotional progress
  • Analyze student assessment data to inform instructional planning
  • Provide instruction remotely if necessary

Development and Collaboration:

  • Participate in regular feedback sessions from colleagues and school leaders to improve instructional practices
  • Participate and contribute to collaborative staff development sessions that drive school improvement and growth of school
  • Support the school mission as member of the leadership team for the school
  • Support the accreditation of the school by the French Ministry of Education
  • Continually improve skill and knowledge base in current research and best practices among the following topics: language immersion, second language acquisition, culturally responsive education, classroom technology use, problem solving and interdisciplinary connections

Education, training and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent required
  • Completion of a teacher preparation program and 3+ years successful teaching experience in a French language immersion setting preferred
  • Teaching certificate from The French Ministry of Education (or a Francophone Ministry of Education) or the American Council of Teaching Foreign Languages preferred
  • For teachers applying to 6th/7th grade position, preferred specialization in Math or Science
  • Hold or be eligible for a Colorado Teaching Certificate
  • International Experience (travel abroad, etc…) highly  preferred

The above statements are intended to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  The incumbent may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description.  In addition, the incumbent may be requested to occasionally perform other tasks.

Physical Demands:

  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee may occasionally be required to bend, stoop or kneel

Please send all inquiries and applications to frontdesk@ecoledenver.com


L’Ecole de Denver does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, sexual orientation, age, family care leave status or veteran status. L’Ecole de Denver also makes reasonable accommodations for disabled employees.